gzip directives

Dave Cheney dave at cheney.net
Wed Mar 5 01:35:53 MSK 2008

Hi Phillip,

The authoritative reference is here


Here is my gzip conf for comparison

[dave at crimson ~]$ cat /opt/local/etc/nginx/gzip.conf
gzip  on;
gzip_proxied any;
gzip_http_version 1.1;
gzip_min_length  1100;
gzip_comp_level  5;
gzip_buffers     4 8k;
gzip_types       text/plain text/html text/xml text/css application/x- 
javascript text/xml application/xml application/xml+rss text/ 
javascript application/atom+xml;
#gzip_vary	on;
#gzip_disable        "MSIE [1-6]\.";



On 05/03/2008, at 9:18 AM, Philip Ratzsch wrote:

> Greetings all,
> I'm new to the list, so I don't want to bog everything down with a  
> lot of repeat questions.  I've been having a hard time finding  
> documentation on the various gzip directives used in the  
> configuration files, and posts on various web sites have netted  
> nothing.  Could someone please direct me to some information on this?
> Thanks, and sorry for the entry-level question.
> --
> Philip Ratzsch
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